October 2015

 

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england

PHOTOSTORY: PICTURING ENGLAND

Photographers have captured our nation’s urban environments since the birth of the camera. The Historic England archives chart the country’s changing visual landscape

 

kareliaDaniel Allen

CULTURES: LAND OF THE LOST

Men have fought and died over the beautiful region of Karelia for centuries. Daniel Allen reports on how despite living in a fractured land, today Russia’s Karelians battle to preserve their unique cultural identity

 

asiaMelody Kemp

FLOODING: ASIA’S SLOW DROWNING

In the first of a two-part report into the effects of rising sea levels, Melody Kemp looks at how, in Bangkok and Jakarta, short-term economic gain is trumping environmental concerns

 

twyfordJohn Myall

ECOLOGY: THE PROBLEM WITH OFFSETTING

As the government explores biodiversity offsetting, saying it will strike a balance between development and nature, Mark Rowe reports on how the lessons of Twyford Down are shaping the debate

 

peruSarah Gilbert

TRAVEL: THE PATH LESS TRAVELLED

Sarah Gilbert discovers how a mountain-activity lodge in the Peruvian highlands is working with remote communities to benefit both the local culture and the growing tourist trade

 

exploreMichael Hutton

EXPLORE: 24 HOURS TO CLIMB

Climbing a single peak can be daunting enough, but to tackle 130 in just 24 hours takes an immense level of skill. For Pete Whittaker, it would also require a great deal of willpower and fortitude

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